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where to buy a glove for applying thermal paste

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hello, all
where to buy a glove (or just the finger part of a glove) for applying thermal paste/thermal compound on CPUs/chipsets/GPUs? does any watercooling store PPCs/FCPU/SWC have one?
I do not want to use a business card any more...
post #2 of 16
Why do you not want to use a business card anymore? Don't you have any old ones lying around anymore?

I just use a plastic bag, wrap my finger with it and then spread the paste. Though I do use a card to even out the paste.
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post #3 of 16
goto your wlagreens or pharmacy store that sells medical supplied and you can buy latex gloves.

or you can go buy a non lubricated condom and put it over your finger to apply TIM.
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post #4 of 16
Quote:
I just use a plastic bag, wrap my finger with it and then spread the paste.
Same here , or clingfilm.
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post #5 of 16
put a dot in the middle of your cpu and just place the heatsink/waterblock on in and have the heatsink/waterblock spread it out... just make sure you lower it evenly onto the blob of TIM
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post #6 of 16
I use a razor blade on gpu's to spread it out. On cpu's I put a rice grain size on it and let the heatsink spread it out.
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post #7 of 16
Just use a plastic bag.
Put it on your finger so it stretches quite slightly to make a smooth surface.
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post #8 of 16
i use a piece of plastic wrapped around my finger as well.
post #9 of 16
What thermal paste are you using? Manufacturers have different instructions as to how to apply their paste. For instance, I use OCZ Freeze and they recommend a blob in the center. I know there are some that recommend spreading as you are trying to do. Saran (plastic) wrap over your finger or a plastic bag, as others have suggested, are your cheapest route.
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post #10 of 16
Ill go and tell u a simple but effective way to do it..u got any plastic shopping bag laying around..like publix,walmart,kmart,target plastic bag..or any kind..wahahaha..go use that on 1 ur fingers and spread the thermal paste
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